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Peridinium westii Lemmermann

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Peridiniales
Family Peridiniaceae
Genus Peridinium

 

Publication details
Peridinium westii Lemmermann in West & G.S.West 1905: 495, fig. 2 (as 'Westii' )

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1905). Freshwater algae from the Orkneys and Shetlands. Transactions and Proceedings of the Botanical Society of Edinbrugh 23: 3-41.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Peridinium is Peridinium cinctum (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Peridinium cinctum f. westii (Er.Lemmermann) Er.Lindemann

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Lindemann, E. (1925). III. Klasse: Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: [Eyferth’s] Einfachste Lebensformen des Tier- und Pflanzenreiches, 5th ed., vol. 1. (Schoenichen, W. Eds), pp. 144-195. Berlin: Bermühler.

Created: 01 November 2002 by Andy Taylor

Verified by: 22 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Berman, T. & Roth, I.L. (1979). The flagella of Peridinium cinctum fa. westii: in situ fixation and observation by scanning electron microscopy. Phycologia 18: 307-311, 12 figs.
Elgavish, A., Elgavish, G.A., Halmann, M. & Berman, T. (1980). Phosphorus utilization and storage in batch cultures of the dinoflagellate Peridinium cinctum f. westii. Journal of Phycology 16: 626-633, 8 figs, 4 tables.
Lindström, K. (1984). Effect of temperature, light and pH on growth, photosynthesis and respiration of the dinoflagellate Peridinium cinctum fa. westii in laboratory cultures. Journal of Phycology 20: 212-220, 8 figs, 4 tables.
Messer, G. & Ben-Shaul, Y. (1972). Changes in chloroplast structure during culture growth of Peridinium cinctum Fa. westii (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 11: 291-300, 9 figs, 1 table.
Pollingher, U. & Serruya, C. (1976). Phased division of Peridinium cinctum f. westii (Dinophyceae) and development of the Lake Kinneret (Israel) bloom.. Journal of Phycology 12: 162-170, 6 figs, 3 tables.
Pollingher, U. & Zemel, E. (1981). In situ and experimental evidence of the influence of turbulence on cell division processes of Peridinium cinctum forma westii (Lemm.) Lefèvre. British Phycological Journal 16: 281-287, 4 tables.

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